Pa Mandated Reporter Pre-test

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Pa Mandated Reporter Pre-test - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Teachers can be a perpetrator to his or her students.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Teachers cannot be perpetrators to their students. As professionals, teachers have a duty to ensure the safety and well-being of their students. Perpetrators are individuals who harm or cause distress to others, and it is not appropriate or acceptable for teachers to engage in such behavior. Teachers should create a safe and supportive learning environment for their students, fostering positive relationships and promoting their growth and development.

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  • 2. 

    What is NOT an essential to life?

    • A.

      Food

    • B.

      Indoor plumbing

    • C.

      Education

    • D.

      Protection from harm

    Correct Answer
    B. Indoor plumbing
    Explanation
    Indoor plumbing is not an essential to life because humans can survive without it. While it is convenient and improves sanitation, people have lived for centuries without indoor plumbing. Food, education, and protection from harm are all essential for human survival and well-being.

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  • 3. 

    True or False  The CY-47 needs to be completed in full before you can submit the form to Childline.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the CY-47 does not need to be completed in full before submitting the form to Childline. This suggests that there may be a possibility of submitting the form even if the CY-47 is not fully completed.

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  • 4. 

    What is not an exclusion for child abuse?

    • A.

      Religious beliefs

    • B.

      Accidental

    • C.

      Lack of resources (food, medical care)

    • D.

      Parents have a documented mental illness

    Correct Answer
    D. Parents have a documented mental illness
    Explanation
    Parents having a documented mental illness is not an exclusion for child abuse. This means that even if parents have a diagnosed mental illness, it does not excuse or justify any form of abuse towards their child. Child abuse is a serious issue that should never be tolerated, regardless of the parents' mental health status. It is important to ensure the safety and well-being of children, regardless of their parents' circumstances.

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  • 5. 

    True or false- Starving a child could fall under serious physical injury.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Starving a child could indeed fall under serious physical injury. However, the given answer is False, suggesting that starving a child does not fall under serious physical injury. This contradicts the reality, as malnutrition and starvation can have severe consequences on a child's physical health, leading to stunted growth, weakened immune system, organ damage, and even death. Therefore, the given answer is incorrect.

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  • 6. 

    The exact same procedure needs to be followed when reporting child abuse and school abuse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because reporting child abuse and school abuse may involve different procedures. While both types of abuse should be reported, child abuse typically involves reporting to child protective services or law enforcement, while school abuse may involve reporting to school administrators or authorities. It is important to follow the specific procedures for each type of abuse to ensure that the appropriate actions can be taken to protect the child or address the issue in the school setting.

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  • 7. 

    As a mandated reporter you may NOT keep a child in your custody even if you believe the child will be physically harmed if you send them home.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    As a mandated reporter, it is your legal and ethical responsibility to report any suspected child abuse or neglect to the appropriate authorities. Even if you believe that sending the child home may result in physical harm, you are not allowed to keep the child in your custody. It is important to report the situation to ensure the child's safety and well-being, and allow the appropriate authorities to investigate and intervene if necessary.

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  • 8. 

    When reporting suspected child abuse you need to contact_____________.

    • A.

      Children and youth services in the county the child lives in

    • B.

      Call 911

    • C.

      Childline

    • D.

      An adult in the child's home

    Correct Answer
    C. Childline
    Explanation
    When reporting suspected child abuse, it is important to contact Childline. Childline is a helpline and reporting service that is dedicated to protecting children and ensuring their safety. They have trained professionals who can provide guidance and support, as well as take appropriate action to investigate and address the reported abuse. Contacting Childline is crucial in order to ensure that the child's well-being is prioritized and that the necessary steps are taken to protect them from any harm.

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  • 9. 

    True or false   A mandated reported must state his or her name and relationship to the child when reporting suspected abuse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A mandated reporter must state his or her name and relationship to the child when reporting suspected abuse. This is important because it helps establish the credibility and accountability of the reporter. By providing their name and relationship to the child, it allows authorities to follow up if necessary and ensures that the report is taken seriously. It also helps protect the child's safety and well-being by providing accurate information for further investigation.

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  • 10. 

    It is alright for a teacher to take a student into a locked room to discuss a personal private matter that the student is having.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not appropriate for a teacher to take a student into a locked room to discuss a personal private matter. This action can be seen as a violation of the student's privacy and may create an uncomfortable or unsafe environment for the student. Teachers should find alternative ways to address personal matters with students that prioritize their well-being and maintain appropriate boundaries.

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